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floor

 (flôr)
n.
1.
a. The surface of a room on which one stands.
b. The lower or supporting surface of a structure.
2.
a. A story or level of a building.
b. The occupants of such a story: The entire floor complained about the noise.
3.
a. A level surface or area used for a specified purpose: a dance floor; a threshing floor.
b. Basketball The court viewed as the playing area for taking free throws, in contrast to the foul line: The forwards made only six shots from the floor.
4. The surface of a structure on which vehicles travel.
5.
a. The part of a legislative chamber or meeting hall where members are seated and from which they speak.
b. The right to address an assembly, as granted under parliamentary procedure.
c. The body of assembly members: a motion from the floor.
6. The part of a room or building where the principal business or work takes place, especially:
a. The area of an exchange where securities are traded.
b. The part of a retail store in which merchandise is displayed and sales are made.
c. The area of a factory where the product is manufactured or assembled.
7. The ground or lowermost surface, as of a forest or ocean.
8. A lower limit or base: a pricing floor; a bidding floor.
tr.v. floored, floor·ing, floors
1. To provide with a floor.
2. Informal To press (the accelerator of a motor vehicle) to the floor.
3.
a. To knock down.
b. To stun; overwhelm: The very idea floored me.

[Middle English flor, from Old English flōr; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

floor′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.floored - provided with a floor
ceilinged - provided with a ceiling especially the overhead interior surface; "the large beam-ceilinged living room"
Translations

floored

[flɔːd] adj room floored with oakstanza con il pavimento di quercia
References in classic literature ?
Its splendid halls and suites of spacious apartments are floored with a mosaic-work of costly marbles; its windows, the whole height of each room, admit the sunshine through the most transparent of plate-glass; its high cornices are gilded, and its ceilings gorgeously painted; and a lofty dome--through which, from the central pavement, you may gaze up to the sky, as with no obstructing medium between--surmounts the whole.
For three thousand dollars Fletcher would build the very house Martin had pictured to Rose: a two-story one with four nice rooms and a bath upstairs, four rooms and a pantry downstairs, a floored garret, concrete cellar, an inviting fireplace and wide porches.
Well, that floored me, and I let her go; and finally one day she said it was raining too hard to go out on foot, and she wanted me to lend her my carriage.